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What phone do I need to get from Verizon so I can stay on the latest releases of Android (currently Lollipop)?
Tough call. At the moment, it seems that the Lollipop update is rolling out to the Moto X 2014 or will be shortly. Or you can wait until the Nexus 6 is more readily available.
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